With many states and localities easing their shelter in place orders, flooring installation is likely to increase. It is important that every installer take steps to protect themselves, employees, and customers from exposure to the coronavirus. Moreover, it is important to take precautions to minimize the risk of customers or employees claiming you are liable if they contract COVID-19.
The Center for Disease Control (“CDC”) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) have issued guidance on preparing workplaces to guard against COVID-19. These guidelines should be applied to minimize risks to employees and customers. CFI has reviewed the CDC, OSHA, and other guides, and has provided below the steps that every installer should consider to protect themselves, their employees, and customers from the coronavirus.